[mythtv-users] mythshutdown: Could not initialize myth context.Exiting.

Kiss Gabor (Bitman) kissg at ssg.ki.iif.hu
Thu Apr 3 13:27:41 UTC 2008

On Sat, Feb 16, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> It's probably something to do with the way mythwelcome does the
>> shutdown. The command it uses is hardcoded to this:-
>> system("sudo " + m_installDir + "/bin/mythshutdown --shutdown")
>> Not sure at this stage why some people are suddenly having problems, my
>> parents machine has been running mythwelcome/mythshutdown for well over

>Exactly!  Fix the environment in which mythwelcome/mythshutdown is 
>executed to have a properly-exported HOME directory and everything will 

The proper soulution would be if mythwelcome cares with
'ServerHaltCommand' config variable. (That is totally useless now.)

    QString halt_cmd = gContext->GetSetting("ServerHaltCommand",
		"sudo " + m_installDir + "/bin/mythshutdown --shutdown");

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